"I have to disagree with Jesus!" a South Asian professing Christian protested. We had just read our Savior's words in Luke 14:26, "If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple."… Continue reading Disagreeing with Jesus
M is a student at UConn who just started attending RUF this year. Growing up, she was confirmed in a church, but her family mostly did not attend church and definitely didn't discuss God or anything related to Him very often. It has been a challenging year for M in many ways. Some of the… Continue reading Finding God at UConn
While the University of Maryland mission team was in El Salvador, Josh and some others visited a church in the mountains on the border in Honduras. Going to Honduras was truly an amazing experience. Even though the views from the hike were breathtaking, the fellowship with other members of the Body of Christ was even… Continue reading Beauty of Fellowship in Honduras
My name is Zenny Jua, a senior at University of Maryland and soon to be RUF intern at the University of Pittsburg. Here are a few pictures from Little Hands of Hope, the children's center we worked at while in El Salvador. We played with the kids, assisted in the English lessons, and helped with… Continue reading Helping Children
The Lord blessed the Maryland team with a very successful trip to El Salvador. The students had the opportunity to help with two new church buildings, worship at a remote church in Honduras, and help children both English and the Bible. The Lord was especially faithful in providing communication skills to reach beyond the language… Continue reading Crossing Languages and Cultures
Thanks so much for your prayers for our Maryland RUF Team in El Salvador. We sensed your prayers of protection and safety as we traveled about the country and did construction projects in the heat. The average temperatures were in between 95-100 degrees during the day-time, and it took until late at night to cool… Continue reading Mission to El Salvador!
We have had a lot of visitors in our gatherings and Bible studies this Spring semester. Student leaders have been especially active reaching out to their friends, having great conversations, and inviting people to RUF. Leaders have had animated discussions about how people in RUF can better serve their friends and their campus. Most recently,… Continue reading Spring Growth at Brown/RISD